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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi : July 2013 @ OomDaan & Kyknetta
Unread postPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 5:52 pm 
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We stopped at Melkvlei picnic area for coffee when a Sanpark Officer came by and told us of lion a few km North of us. There were 10 of them, 5 cubs 4 females and the male. :dance: :dance: :dance:

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After a while we decided to turn back to Rooiputs for lunch.
The Kgalagadi had another surprise up its sleeve ...


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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi : July 2013 @ OomDaan & Kyknetta
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On our way to Rooiputs.

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Namaqua Sangrouse Kelkiewyn
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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi : July 2013 @ OomDaan & Kyknetta
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It was still early in the afternoon and we decided to make a roundabout from Rooiputs, Samevloeiing , Auchterlonie , Kij-Kij and then back to Rooiputs.
The first leg of our trip was uneventful but we enjoyed the ride. On the 2nd leg at Houmoed, we ran into a traffic jam of 3 cars. On the red dunes was a family of lions . 2 Mothers and 3 cubs. :D :D We were spoiled rotten! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi : July 2013 @ OomDaan & Kyknetta
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We could not believed our luck! We were grinning and giggling , but our time was running out and we had to leave. At Auchterlonie something caught our eye. We stopped and have a look.....

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi : July 2013 @ OomDaan & Kyknetta
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On our way to Rooiputs :
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Tonight we had our last braai at Rooiputs and it was photo-time.
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We sat at Rooiputs that night and recalling our trip, every thing that we saw, the people we met, and we decided : WE WILL BE BACK

We went to bed , happy chappies. But at 5 in the morning, we could hear a big male lion coming from the waterhole, announcing itself as he came up the road. He came up to our camp and lay dawn. He roared till about 6 in the morning and then left. We could only see him walking passed us in the moon light. It was our farewell gift.
When a big male lion roars and pull out all the stops and really roars, one can feel it in your own body. The inner of your body vibrates with every roar.
WE WILL DEFINATLY BE BACK!
Thanks to all that enjoyed our trip with us. We appreciate your company.
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